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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) expresses his condolences over the death the of the mother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani before a negotiation session with Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) over Iran’s nuclear program...
Photo by Nick David/Taxi via Getty Images. In 2013, Harvard professor Robert Putnam published an op-ed in the New York Times titled “Crumbling American Dreams.” That essay was the precursor to the book, “Our Kids,” released this week to high...
A pumpjack brings oil to the surface in the Monterey Shale, California, April 29, 2013. Most of that oil is not economically retrievable except by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a production-boosting technique in which large amounts of water,...
Will you be gardening this spring? Photo by Ariel Min. It’s the first day of spring, and our thoughts have turned to gardening, despite the snow, rain and bitter cold we haven’t quite escaped here in the mid-Atlantic. With many areas in...
Members of the Secret Service stand guard on the roof of White House on Tuesday. White House intruder Omar Gonzalez, the man arrested last week after jumping the White House fence, went deeper into the building than what was previously reported....
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